Steps moving DNS from BIND to Windows AD

What are the recommended steps to move DNS from BIND to AD?  In AD there's no way to disable a DNS.  Its always runs as part of the AD.
Would it create any issues if I start entering new static DNS Host A record entries in AD with BIND DNS still up and running?
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DrDave242Senior Support EngineerCommented:
In AD there's no way to disable a DNS.  Its always runs as part of the AD.

What do you mean by disable here? You do need at least one DNS server, but it doesn't have to be a domain controller (there are advantages to putting DNS on a DC, but it's not absolutely necessary), or even a Windows server.
I think this is continuation to last question
Its recommended to run DNS on AD server for taking benefit of AD replication and subsequent dynamic update
U can run DNS on separate box, but then it will not be replicated to other DCs
do you have windows DHCP server?
If you have windows DHCP serer, you can integrate DNS _ DHCP in such a way that DHCP will update DNS records on behalf of your Linux and MAC and windows  clients,
In link above, select "always dynamically update dns records" and other two checkboxes, this will ensure that all dhcp enabled clients will get updated in DNS
For static records, what you can do, export zone file on bind server into excel and filter out unnecessary records including DHCP enabled client records
Now whatever static records remaining, you need to formulate excel file to build dnscmd / powershell commands for each record in excel using concatenate function and create those records in bulk

Finally there won't be any issue if both dns runs simultaneously, but you should start updating / using windows DNS and slowly stop using Linux dns

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Tiras25Author Commented:
Is it better to configure a replication from bind DNS into windows and then making windows DNS as a master?
Yeah !
That is going to be an option as long as your windows dns not hosting same Zone as bind, i assuming both are running same Zone, if not,
U need to enable zone transfer on bind server and then configure secondary zone on Windows, once zone synced completely, convert secondary to primary on Windows machine
Replace bind ns and soa record with windows dc on converted zone
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